Literacy Test Preparation

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Literacy Test Preparation2018-09-10T11:09:48+00:00

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT)
2018-2019 school year – test date:  Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) will be written by eligible students in Grade 10 and for students in Grade 11 and 12 who have not been previously successful.

Deferrals / Accommodations

  • Students who are enrolled in an ESL program will either be deferred from writing the test this year, or will be able to write with accommodations.
  • Students who have an IEP may write the test with the accommodations (e.g. extra time, preferred seating, use of computers and/or assistive technology) listed in their IEP.
  • Students not working towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma are exempt from writing the test.

Further information regarding the OSSLT can be found at Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO).

Any students requiring extra time to complete the OSSLT will be allowed extra time (up to double time) even if they do not have an IEP and even if they are not considered ELL/ESL students.

Test & Class & Yellow Bus Schedule for the Day (Wed., Mar. 27th, 2019) of the OSSLT – scroll to the bottom of this page – or click here

Preparing / Practising:

*** TENTATIVE *** Schedules for the Test Day – Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 *** TENTATIVE *** 

  • Test & Classes Schedule – TENTATIVE
    • 8:50 – Warning Bell
    • 9:00 – 12:10 – Literacy Test Administration (only students writing the OSSLT)
    • 12:10 – 12:56 – Lunch
    • 12:56 – 1:03 – break
    • 1:03 – 2:03 – Period 3 or 4all students grades: 9 – 12
    • 2:03 – 2:10 – break
    • 2:10 – 3:10 – Period  5all students grades: 9 – 12
  • WCDSB Yellow School Bus Schedule – TENTATIVE
    • usual morning pickup time
    • usual after school pickup time
    • additional buses are available to pick up students NOT writing the Literacy Test,  they will run 4 hours later than the usual morning route times
    • (example – if your regular morning pickup time is 7:30 am, then the additional bus will come at 11:30am )

 

 

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